Strawberry Margarita Pie

Connee Sheckler

By
@conneeconehead

This was a lost recipe which I submitted to a church cookbook in 1999. I recently found the cookbook. It takes a little extra effort to make but well worth it.


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Serves:
6-8 (prep time includes chilling time)
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

PRETZEL CRUST:

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
granulated sugar
2/3 c
pretzels, crushed
1 tsp
powdered sugar

FILLING:

24 large
marshmallows
2/3 c
evaporated milk
1 c
fresh strawberries, hulled & mashed (or frozen, thawed & drained)
1/4 c
tequila (divided)
1/3 c
fresh lime juice
2
8-oz. containers whipped topping (divided)
1/8 tsp
red food color

GARNISH:

2
fresh limes, sliced
1/4 c
macadamia nuts, chopped

Step-By-Step

1To make pie crust: lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate or dish

2Melt butter; add sugar and pretzels, mixing well.

3Press into prepared plate or dish

4Bake at 450 degrees for 9-11 minutes.

5Cool COMPLETELY; dust with powdered sugar.

6In medium glass bowl, heat marshmallows and milk in microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

7Remove from microwave; stir until smooth.

8Return to microwave; heat 1 additional minute on HIGH.

9Remove 1/2 cup mixture to separate bowl.

10Fold in strawberries until mixture is smooth.

11Stir in 2 tablespoons of the tequila and lime juice.

12Add remaining tequila to plain mixture.

13Chill both mixtures for 20 minutes until thickened.

14Divide 2 cups of the whipped topping between each mixture, folding gently.

15Spoon strawberry mixture into cooled pretzel crust.

16Spread plain mixture on top.

17Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

18Garnish with remaining whipped topping and lime slices.

19Sprinkle with nuts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies